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Facilities Management: Modern Warehousing and Inventory Management

Organizations, regardless of industry sector, know the rising costs of occupying buildings and providing support services to maintain and improve business operations. Facility Managers/Supervisors, Work and Asset Managers are all key contributors to improved quality, risk-reduction, and overall profitability of an organization.

This competency based course will take you through the fundamentals of Facilities Management, developing and enhancing skills, knowledge and attitudes in Supply Chain and Facility Management which will lead to effective and efficient operation of built assets and the organizational activities that function within them.

• Planning operations of work areas within a facility
• Managing the operations of the facility under your responsibility
• Being able to procure good & services
• Assisting in the administration & finalisation of contracts
• Maintaining sections of a facility under your responsibility according to operational requirements
• Monitoring & maintaining costs and records
• Compiling a risk and risk mitigation plan for the required facility
• Understanding the growing concern of environmental issues relating to    managing facilities
• Understanding the Importance of SCM as an Enabler of Effective Service Delivery
• The Principles of Modern Warehouse Operations
• Discussing Warehouse Space, Design and Management
• Managing the Inventory Control Function
• Applying Inventory, Analysis, and Product Classification

• Facilities Managers/ Supervisor
• Asset Managers and Directors
• Supply Chain Managers
• General Managers
• Logistics Managers
• Development Directors
• Administration Managers
• Operations Managers
• Inventory Controller

NQF Level 5, with 8 credits towards a Higher Certificate in Management. A Competency certificate can be earned, subject to successful completion of the POE/ Assessment in the specified period stipulated at the event. If a participant chooses not to complete the assessment, he/she will receive a certificate of attendance only.

This workshop is aligned to the following SAQA Unit Standard 258126 Apply Facilities Management Principles


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In terms of the Higher Education Act, all courses and programmes offered by Business Schools resort under the Council on Higher Education’s Quality Committee (CHE QC) for assessment and quality-assurance purposes. All courses offered by Southern Business School are registered through the prescribed higher education processes and are subject to internal quality assurance processes as far as moderation, assessment and accreditation are concerned. When short courses are aligned to modules of formal academic programmes of Southern Business School, or SAQA Registered Unit standards, they are credit-bearing short courses. This status is also described in the Criterion Guideline document for Short Courses” from SAQA

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Mar 25 2020


7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Mar 25 2020
  • Time: 1:30 am - 10:00 am
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  • Dr. Dolf Steyn
    Dr. Dolf Steyn
    DPhil (Information Science), MEd (Cum Laude), HDE and FDE

    Dolf was the Managing Director for Pearson institute of Higher Education. His career includes work across 3 continents and amongst multiple cultures and organisations including Deloitte and Tshwane University of Technology.During his time at Deloitte consulting, he started a project management office which supported a team who among others did SABA installations, LMS roll-outs and custom software solutions.
    Previously he was Director of Teaching and Learning with Technology at the Tshwane University of technology which has the second largest Blackboard LMS roll-out in South Africa. His career includes work in education, public, private and corporate sectors. He is experienced in working in teams, delegations and committees as well as in the running of projects as an individual. Dolf has taught Project management at graduate level for the last 15 years. Dolf served on examination boards, investigation/advisory commissions and industry work teams. He has published nationally and internationally and is a frequent contributor to workshops, training sessions and conferences.

  • Gavin C. Weiman
    Gavin C. Weiman
    B Proc

    Gavin C. Weiman is a highly experienced (non-practicing) attorney, consultant and training facilitator,
    with extensive, over 30 years, legal experience and over 17 years business consulting and training
    facilitation experience. Gavin has been providing legal and Contract CentricTM consulting services,
    training and skills transfer services to commercial business, public entities and other consulting
    organizations and training organizations in South Africa and Africa. His special area of interest is
    contracting and the law and its relationship to business and the economic world. Gavin is the
    originator of Contract Centric Management and is the sole proprietor of Weiman Legal Consulting.
    This event, facilitated by Gavin who has been facilitating master classes in FIDIC and NEC4 contracts for the
    past 17 years, is not to be missed by anyone seeking a thorough understanding of FIDIC & NEC4 contracts,
    World Bank and best practice construction procurement and procedures

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